Scottish Borders based Wedding Band: About Us

Pulse are a 100% live 5-piece band, with a vast amount of experience.  We guarantee to get your crowd up dancing, singing along and having an amazing time!  

Equipped with everything needed to make your night perfect, Pulse own a high-spec german-built HK soundsystem, plus have a passion for can create an excellent on-stage ambience and an exciting dancefloor display - something that can intice even the shyest of guests up for a boogie!

Meet Our Wedding and Function Band...

Lead Vocals - William Christison

William (a founding member of Pulse) has always been right at the heart of Pulse - leading from the front  

Guitar / Vocals - Chris Fairbairn

Chris has been with Pulse for more than a decade having joined at the tender age of 17 and has become the ceilidh caller, backing vocalist and compere to boot  

Bass / Vocals - Jack Brown

The backbone of the band, Jack has been playing with Pulse for five years, having joined after graduating with a degree in music

Keyboard / Synths - Paul Terras

Paul (the other remaining founding member) is an experienced adept and vital player in Pulse - helping us grow into a wedding band serving the borders and beyond from our base near Dunbar

Drums - Duncan Neilson

Duncan, (now a professional drummer) has recently stepped in to the permanent percussionist position. Fair to say he loves playing - and is also adept at the Scottish ceilidh tunes too

Accordian - Struan Young

Struan, joins the band for the ceilidh option and is an extremely gifted musician - who along with Duncan provides the fully live scottish music

What can Pulse offer you?

Example A: The Big Night Special

2 x 1 Hour live sets, full PA provided and stage and dancefloor lighting.  1 Hour Disco and backing music before the band start. 4 hours entertainment, 8pm-12am

Example B: The Ceilidh Included

2 x 1 hour live band sets, a 40 minute live ceilidh set with an accordianist joining the band, up to 1 hour background music before 1st set, 30-40 min disco interval.  Full lighting (stage and dancefloor) and PA system included. 7:30/8pm-12am

Example C: The Reely Big Deal:

The same as the ceilidh deal but with an extra 40 minutes of band time and extra disco - a full 5 hours of entertainment provided, 8pm-1am / 7pm-12pm

Please note, these are purely examples - we can tailor what we do to make your big day unique. 

  • Ceilidh band in the Scottish Borders, Edinburgh, East Lothian, Northumberland and beyond... 07 January 2017 | View comments

  • You're in a quandary. You'd love the fun and energy of a live ceilidh at your wedding - but you also want a traditional band for the majority of the night too. 

    Understandably, you don't want to pay for two full bands - and the prospect of a disco or pre-recorded reels just doesn't excite.

    So what can you do? 

    Well you'll be glad to hear that Pulse now offers a live ceilidh option - where the band is joined by an talented accordianist for that authentic sound. 

    We offer 40 minutes to one hour of traditional Scottish dancing - and don't worry we even take the time to call our dances, so those less accustomed get the chance to join in. 

    We'll perform a live: Gay Gordons, Strip the Willow, Virginia Reels, Military Two Step, Dashing White Sargeant and Waltzes. 

    So. If you're looking for one of the top wedding bands in the Scottish Borders, Edinburgh and Lothians and Northumberland, yet you also want the thrill of a live ceilidh, get in touch and email:



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